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Cricket is played on the hard surface called the pitch, that is in the middle of the ground.
The pitch is 24 yards long and on the both ends of the pitch there are 3 standing sticks called the stumps.
Cricket teams have 11 players.
In cricket there are 3 umpires.
There are 2 kind of cricket, test cricket and one-day cricket.
In test cricket 2 teams play for 5 days (10 hours everyday). It is very boring. Every day teams play 90 overs (540 balls).
In one-day cricket 2 teams play for 8 hours. It is more interesting and fun than the test cricket because the runs are made very quickly.
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Cricket match start with the coin toss that decides which team is playing first.
Two player (batsman) start the match.
Each team have 5 or 6 bowlers.
If a batsman run from the one end of the pitch to the other end that is considered as one run.
There is a boundary line at the end of the ground. If the batsman hit the ball and it crosses the line by bouncing on the ground it is considered as 4 runs.
If the ball crosses the boundary line without touching the ground it is considered as six runs.
Each bowler bowls 6 balls at one time and that is called an over.